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Official Election Results, Restaurant Donation, Holidays Top Local News

The Week in Review: a weekly roundup of top local news stories on Fort Lee Patch.

Fort Lee Restaurant Raises $1K For Family of Heart Transplant Recipient

The general manger of a local restaurant that held a fundraiser earlier this month to help the family of a 16-year-old Fort Lee boy who received a heart transplant in June presented the family with a check for $1,000 Monday.

Fort Lee Mayor Promises ‘Extra Special’ Holiday Tree Lighting This Year

The annual event, which this year is Dec. 6 at the community center, should be more fun than ever, especially for kids who lost Halloween to Sandy, Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich said this week.

Official Results Show No Changes in Fort Lee Election Outcome

The Bergen County Clerk’s office released final election results Wednesday from the Nov. 6 general election, and in Fort Lee’s races for seats on the Board of Education and Borough Council, there were no surprises, except possibly for the number of votes that were not included in the "unofficial results" on election night.

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Fort Lee PBA Holds ‘Drive for the Jersey Shore’ 

The local PBA is collecting desperately needed items until Nov. 30 for some of the people most impacted by Sandy. Once the collection is complete, PBA members will deliver donations directly to communities down the Shore.

Revolutionary War Re-enactors March in Washington’s Historic Footsteps

The Fort Lee Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs sponsored Fort Lee’s annual “Retreat to Victory” event last Saturday and Sunday, celebrating the 236th anniversary of Washington’s 1776 retreat from Fort Lee.

The Week in Review appears every Sunday on Fort Lee Patch.

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